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Open invitation

My Dream of You is due for digital release on June 5th which I am very excited about as it took me nearly two years and 3 complete rewrites to get it right.  As the launch date coincides with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee I wanted to make sure that I …

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My Dream of You

I am taking a break from my usual writer in residence related Sunday post to indulge in some shameless self promotion about My Dream of You which is due for digital release on June 5th. I promise things will go back to normal here after the release date! There is …

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My Dream of You – front and back cover

Here is a sneak peek of the front and back cover of My Dream of You.  I am getting very excited about the online launch party on June 5th and hope to see you all here.  There will be champagne, afternoon tea, limited edition print copies of My Dream of …

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Rant Studios

Since I began my post as Writer in Residence for Portsmouth libraries I have done a lot of work with children in schools.  This has led to my Facebook author page being brightened up by photographs of me surrounded by hundreds of school children. Last week was great fun and (in-between …

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Print / Broadcast Media

BBC One – South Today At some point during 6th – 9th February Julian Clegg Breakfast Show BBC Radio Solent 9th February The Beacon February issue of Flagship (page 18) Pick Me Up magazine – week 42 2011 Portsmouth TV Live @ Five book show Daily Express The News Portsmouth …

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Why WeLL?

Most of you are likely to remember my excitement when I announced that I had been appointed as the 2012 Writer in Residence for Portsmouth Libraries.  As an author who has had to overcome multiple disabilities in order to be able to write, I am wholeheartedly aware of what a …

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My Dream of You

It was over two years ago that I first had the idea for the novel which would eventually grow into My Dream of You. It started out with a first draft called Love and Other Lies. I tucked it away for a while and eventually realised that it had to …

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Kindle Giveaway (mini competition number 6)

My family has always had cats with strange names. Our current cat is called Grumplestiltskin, and in my novel in progress My Dream of You (sample it here) there is a cat named Sparrow. What peculiar names have you given to your pets? Let me know in the comment box …

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Sunny Sunday (I hope)

Well it is too early to tell yet this morning but I am hoping for more of this unseasonably warm weather today. Greedy of me I know, but there is something decadent and addictive about pottering about in the garden with the sun warming my back when it is nearly …

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Story Chain (for adults)

On the 26th October from 11am – 1pm readers can join me in the Guildhall Cafe (in Portsmouth Guildhall) for a Book Brunch. During my Book Brunch you will be able to: 1)  Add your words to the story chain (one for adults and one for children) 2)  Fill out …

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